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  1. Big data in healthcare: 3 spine surgeons weigh in

    The use of big data is growing across several industries, and healthcare is no exception.
  2. Medtronic's Q2 performance, J&J's latest orthopedic launch & more: 5 device company notes

    Here are five updates from spine and orthopedic device companies in the last 14 days:
  3. Spine surgeon opens clinic in Houston

    Thomas Cartwright, MD, opened a spine clinic in Texas, according to a Dec. 1 news release.
  1. $5.5M grant awarded for spinal stem cell research

    The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine has awarded a $5.5 million grant to a University of California Irvine professor to study the use of stem cells to treat chronic cervical spinal cord injury.
  2. 7 spine surgeon moves in November

    Here are seven spine surgeons joining new practices in November:
  3. Royal Philips expands AR spine surgery system globally

    Royal Philips' ClarifEye augmented reality system for spine surgery debuted in Spain and Oman, the company said Dec. 1.
  4. Colorado spine group hit with data breach; 21,450 patients may be affected

    Boulder (Colo.) Neurosurgical & Spine Associates experienced a data breach in September that could have exposed the personal information of 21,450 patients.

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  1. Hospital for Special Surgery opens office in Connecticut

    New York City-based Hospital for Special Surgery opened an office in Wilton, Conn., The Wilton Bulletin reported Nov. 29.
  2. 3 stem cell lawsuits making the news

    Over the past five years, the U.S. has seen a significant spike in the number of clinics advertising stem cell treatments, which claim to treat a range of orthopedic, neurological and autoimmune conditions, among others.
  3. 'Hype is always a difficult thing to see past': 4 expert insights in November

    Spine and orthopedic experts and leaders spoke with Becker's Spine Review on a range of topics in November.
  4. $35M 3D-printing facility planned for Indiana; will cater to Stryker, Zimmer Biomet

    Implant manufacturer Paragon Medical has broken ground on a 3D-printing facility in Pierceton, Ind., that will cost up to $35 million, Inside Indiana Business reported Nov. 30.
  1. 9 things to know about the practices behind Golden State Orthopedics & Spine

    Golden State Orthopedics & Spine is an upcoming 60-physician network involving three California practices.
  2. Dr. Martin O'Malley performs ankle surgery on NBA player Joe Harris

    Foot and ankle surgeon Martin O'Malley, MD, of New York City-based Hospital for Special Surgery, performed an arthroscopic procedure on Joe Harris of the NBA's Brooklyn Nets, according to a Nov. 29 Nets Daily report.
  3. SeaSpine releases Admiral ACP implant system

    SeaSpine's Admiral ACP system was released in a commercial launch Nov. 23.
  4. 5 spine centers to know

    Here are five spine practices to know:
  5. Safe Orthopaedics sells 20,000th surgical kit, prepares to launch spine implant

    Safe Orthopaedics reached two milestones, one in sales and another in its progress with its Sycamore spine implant.
  6. 6 new physicians join OrthoVirginia

    Richmond, Va.-based OrthoVirginia has added six physicians, the company said in a Nov. 23 news release.
  7. Johnson & Johnson robot delayed 2 years: 3 notes

    Johnson & Johnson has had a setback with its Ottava surgical robot and its launch will be delayed by about two years.
  8. Dr. James Womack performs Missouri's 1st surgery with Think Surgical's latest robot

    James Womack, MD, performed Missouri's first total knee replacement with Think Surgical's second-generation TSolution One robot, according to a Nov. 29 news release.
  9. Robots can increase spine surgery accuracy, neurosurgeon says

    Neurosurgeon Anna Terry, MD, of Methuen, Mass.-based Holy Family Hospital, is one of a few physicians in the hospital's region trained to use a newly acquired surgical robot, The Eagle-Tribune reported Nov. 28.

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